Piccini Taps Into Demand For Prosecco With New Sparkling Wine

Much-loved Italian wine brand, Piccini, launches its new 1882 spumante sparkling wine to offer the UK an affordable alternative to Prosecco. As demand for Prosecco continues to soar and rumours of a potential ‘Prosecco shortage’ continue, 1882 has been innovatively produced with a blend of 75% prosecco (glera) grapes and 25% Chardonnay grapes to offerContinue reading “Piccini Taps Into Demand For Prosecco With New Sparkling Wine”

Corks Out Summer Tasting – Manchester

Last week was the inaugural start of something that has been proving popular in recent years – the Corks Out tasting evenings. Only this time, instead of the usual Warrington and Chester locations, they’ve branched out into Manchester and brought along with them a host of brands in both wine, Champagne and spirits. With the promiseContinue reading “Corks Out Summer Tasting – Manchester”

Matthew Jukes’ Top 100 Australian Wine Tasting Review

Last Thursday one of the most anticipated nights of my busy working year so far finally arrived – Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wine Tasting. Organised by Corks Out, the award-winning wine and spirit specialists chose the swanky 4* Park Royal Hotel near Warrington to host the next leg of Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best AustralianContinue reading “Matthew Jukes’ Top 100 Australian Wine Tasting Review”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 9

Sparkling wine is the name of the game for Day 9, with a simple mix of orange liqueur and cranberry juice to enjoy with friends. Day 9 – Poinsettia – Sparkling wine Glass – Champagne Flute Ingredients – 15ml Cointreau 75ml Cranberry juice Top with Sparkling Wine  Method – Chill all of the ingredients beforehand. Pour theContinue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 9”